Expert Insights in Reducing Unwarranted Clinical Variation in Surgical Services

Empiric’s cohort-based approach to reducing unwarranted clinical and cost variation is making care more efficient, more cost-effective and most importantly, higher quality. Learn how we are doing it here.

Recent Blog Posts

It’s not just about WASTE in healthcare, it’s also about TRASH

According to a recent JAMA review, the cost of waste in the U.S. healthcare system ranges from $760 billion to $935 billion annually.[1] This waste is attributed to administration complexity, pricing, failure of care delivery, overtreatment or low-value care, fraud and abuse, and effectiveness of care coordination. But what about actual waste – the waste […]

Why Healthcare Data Fails to be Information

And How to Build Actionable Insights from Healthcare Data Written by Megan Bultema, Ph.D., Chief Data Scientist and Ben Doremus, B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Data Scientist DATA ≠ INFORMATION It is rare to find a modern healthcare system which does not purport to make “Evidence based decisions.” Even the most primitive surgical settings […]

Four Lessons for Working with Surgeons

Written by Wendy Gort, MBA, Data Scientist/Analyst   In my twelve years of experience as a healthcare data analyst, I’ve discovered that working with surgeons can be incredibly rewarding, yet equally challenging.  I’ve worked with many different types of clinicians, and while they all possess admirable qualities, I have grown to appreciate the unique relationship […]

Recent Event Postings

AORN Nurse Leadership Seminar

Empiric Health will participate as an Innovator Sponsor of the upcoming October 22, 2019 AORN Nurse Leadership Seminar in Chicago, IL.  Join us for an engaging, one-day seminar where OR leaders, business managers and directors from PACU, HR, and SPD gain insights and the skill set needed to thrive in the unique perioperative setting and […]

AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo

Anaheim, CA March 28 – April 1, 2020 20/20 Vision. Creating our Future. Make plans to attend this revolutionary learning experience, featuring a dynamic range of topics, world-renowned speakers, top-notch researchers, and the latest products and services affecting the OR of the future.Learn & Earn More than 200 contact hours available. Catch up on the […]

OR Business Management Conference

Weston, FL January 27-30, 2020 Join us as we present Surgeons Seeking Savings: Tales of Transparency with our partners at John Muir Health on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 10:30 AM in the Florida Ballroom. Surgeons Seeking Savings: Tales of Transparency Moderator — Cory Guy, CPA, MBA, Cleveland Clinic Carole Inlaw, MBA, BSN, RN, […]

Featured Study

How a Clinical Data Revolution Saved $90 Million in Under 5 Years

In 2012, as healthcare costs were on the rise, healthcare providers across the country were seeking new ways to reduce costs without diminishing quality of care. A team that would later develop into Empiric Health devised a revolutionary way of grouping and analyzing clinical data that led to game-changing savings. Here’s how they did it. […]